Jun 07

Africanival 2018

As months fades into days, days into minutes, and minutes into seconds, Africanival 2018 beacons with less than 40 days to go on: Saturday, July 14th from 9:00 am – 10:00 pm Sunday, July 15th from 9:00 am – 8:00 pm at 10581 107 Street, Edmonton (behind MacEwan University, Downtown Campus) Free entry to all! Enjoy the party… Read more »

This entry was posted on Thursday, June 7th, 2018 and is filed under Latest News, Networking, Other Interesting Topics, Special Projects, Upcoming Events.


Jul 05

CCI-LEX Develops Innovative Ways to Deliver ESL to Newcomers

Initially published in the June edition of Diversity Magazine Diversity and inclusion in Canadian society starts with effective newcomer settlement and integration. Cultural Connections Institute The Learning Exchange (CCI-LEX), a non-profit organization based in Edmonton, has grown into a leader in this area through innovative ways to deliver English as a Second Language (ESL) courses… Read more »

This entry was posted on Wednesday, July 5th, 2017 and is filed under Latest News, Special Projects.


Jun 30

My Canada My Story!

In celebration of Canada’s 150th birthday, NorQuest College’s Centre for Intercultural Education has developed and is leading a national Canadian cultural awareness campaign – My Canada My Story. Edmonton Region Immigrant Employment Council (ERIEC) is a proud partner of this initiative! We invite you to share your story as we aim to showcase Canadian’s stories… Read more »

This entry was posted on Friday, June 30th, 2017 and is filed under Latest News, Special Projects, Upcoming Events.


Mar 28

ERIEC recipient of Diversity and Leadership Award

Edmonton Region Immigrant Employment Council (ERIEC) named recipient of 2017 Diversity and Leadership Award by Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers (FACL) ERIEC is proud to be recognized as one of two recipients of the 2017 Corporate Diversity and Leadership Award by FACL Western. The awards celebrate individuals and organizations who have demonstrated exceptional leadership in achieving greater… Read more »

This entry was posted on Tuesday, March 28th, 2017 and is filed under Awards, Canadian Workplace Culture, Career Mentorship, Latest News, Networking, Other Interesting Topics, The Wave.


Feb 01

Diversity Magazine launch of the Smart Mag

Diversity Magazine is excited to share its official launch of the Smart Mag. Debra Kasowski from Debra Kasowski International and Contributing Writer for Diversity Magazine shares how you can use the magazine, what’s new, and interviews the Founding Publisher of Diversity Magazine – Frankline Agbor: Diversity Magazine Smart Mag Launch – YouTube Good luck, Smart… Read more »

This entry was posted on Monday, February 1st, 2016 and is filed under Latest News, Other Interesting Topics, Special Projects.


Dec 11

Why Diversity and Inclusion Will Be A Top Priority for 2016

Josh Bersin Principal and Founder, Bersin by Deloitte With all the press we read about diversity, inclusion, women in leadership, and the need to be open minded about religious and cultural differences, one might ask “is 2016 going to be the year of diversity in business?” I believe the answer is yes: this topic has been raised in… Read more »

This entry was posted on Friday, December 11th, 2015 and is filed under Canadian Workplace Culture, Employment, Latest News, Other Interesting Topics, Research.


Nov 09

ERIEC’s annual Business Leaders Breakfast

On November 3rd, 2015, Edmonton Region Immigrant Employment Council (ERIEC) hosted a Business Leaders Corporate Breakfast at the Art Gallery of Alberta to inform and educate business leaders on the advantages of diversity in the workplace. The event had author and a diversity expert who has trained over 60,000 people in 17 countries, Lionel Laroche… Read more »

This entry was posted on Monday, November 9th, 2015 and is filed under Latest News, Mentors, Networking.


Oct 28

Diversity Magazine

A very interesting online resource to keep you updated on the latest diversity news in Edmonton. Here is the Diversity Magazine message:  Today, we as Diversity Magazine are proud to present a way to share through print and online versions of Diversity Magazine in English, French, Spanish, Swahili, Tagalog and Mandarin how 250+ communities can live… Read more »

This entry was posted on Wednesday, October 28th, 2015 and is filed under Latest News, Other Interesting Topics, Special Projects.


Aug 06

Mentorship Is a Business Issue. Here’s Why.

By Mark Weinberger, Global Chairman & CEO, EY In my life, I’ve been lucky to have had amazing mentors at almost every stage – people whose examples still guide me today. My first mentor was my father, who gave me a moral compass that has been valuable throughout my career. His simple words “never forget… Read more »

This entry was posted on Thursday, August 6th, 2015 and is filed under Career Mentorship, Latest News, Mentees, Mentors.


Jul 15

The Value of Intercultural Skills in the Workplace

Intercultural skills are of key importance to employers, this British Council report – produced in partnership with Booz Allen Hamilton and Ipsos Public Affairs – finds. It shows that employers value intercultural skills as highly as formal qualifications. They recognize the tangible business benefits of having a workforce with such skills and see the clear… Read more »

This entry was posted on Wednesday, July 15th, 2015 and is filed under Employment, Latest News, Other Interesting Topics, Research, Survey.